Roots of American Constitutionalism


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Thesis Research Survey–Social media driven polarization's impact on our day-to-day lives.
by Michael Mulry - Sunday, December 2, 2018, 9:19 AM
 

Hi everyone. I need your help…

I am collecting data to help identify the real-world impact of political polarization brought on by social media interactions. The data that I collect will be used for my Master’s Thesis to complete my degree in Political Science at American Public University. The ...

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State Constitutions
by Patience LeBlanc - Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 4:15 PM
 

Do you consider the original state constitutions to be a part of the roots of American Constitutionalism?  Many of the original states used their colonial charters as the bases of their constitutions. Would you consider the colonial charters as roots of American Constitutionalism?  Thoughts?

 
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Roots of American Constitutionalism
by JAMIE JACKSON - Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 1:49 PM
 

Roots come from many documents. 

 
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How did the different principles and ideas of classical republicanism and natural rights philosophy influence the Founders’ thoughts and views about government?
by anonfirstname435 anonlastname435 - Saturday, June 24, 2017, 6:44 PM
 

1.How did the different principles and ideas of classical republicanism and natural rights philosophy influence the Founder’s thoughts and views about government?

 

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Classical republicanism focused on duties of the citizen rather than one’s rights.  Citizens work together and ...

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Foundational Documents of American Constitutionalism
by anonfirstname277 anonlastname277 - Sunday, February 26, 2017, 9:51 AM
 

These documents are what many consider to be the essential primary sources of the ideas informing and under girding the American Constitutional system. The selections range from as early as Magna Charta up to the Early National Period of American History.